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CBS
Aug 25, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. second down and six upcoming. first drive of the second half. rob ryan. dallas defense ravaged by injurieses last year. >> brian: keep in mind sean payton had come from the cowboys under parcels. had a close relationship with jerry jones. they chose to let go of rob ryan. you know that conversation had to be had between jones and ryan. he's an excellent football coach. he's been a coordinator nine years. he's been through seven head coaches. this is the most stable situation he's been in from oakland to cleveland. even in dallas. we know what comes with the dallas cowboys. with payton this is the most stable situation rob ryan has been in. >> thom: yates. had a wide open receiver. new york jets under enormous criticism today after what transpired last night bringing mark sanchez into the game in the fourth quarter. sanchez took a vicious hit for marvin austin. they hope he'll be all right after a disapointing start by geno smith. johnson levelled. that's kenny mccarl coming up to put the hat on him. third down and goal. today is a tough day for rex ryan. >> brian: it's an emotiona
SFGTV2
Aug 28, 2013 12:30am PDT
work. (applause) >> and in april of 1996, my last year as secretary of defense, i met one morning intelligence briefing at 7 o'clock along with general charlie. the previous day general hughes had briefed us that the chinese military were to begin extensive military maneuvers in the taiwan strait. this morning we were stunned to learn that they had fired two missiles that landed just 10 miles off the coast of taiwan. the taiwanese had a presidential election underway, and the chinese were using a not too subtle way of explaining to them what they wanted the outcome of that election to be. thises was an unacceptable form of military coercion and both the general and i agreed that a strong response was needed by the united states, something more than a diplomatic letter of protest. after some discussion we agreed to send two carrier battle groups to taiwan. within an hour the president had approved our recommendation and before the day was over, though carrier battle groups were underway steaming to taiwan. at a press conference the next day, i was asked would i not fear this would
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 5:15pm EDT
: what if the company producing the plane? guest: lockheed martin. the largest defense contractor in the states. it built the f-22 fighter. severely truncated. host: what was the argument they used to get this contract? guest: they are the preeminent stealth developer. you will hear the term fifth- generation fighter. these fighters have changed warfare for us. they have made our fighters -- we have always been a preeminent predominant force and air power since world war ii. but these stealth characteristics did change warfare from 1991 straight through to today, our opponents are having to adjust to these types of technologies. they have been very effective. host: we will continue on our conversation about this plane and its role in u.s. military and other uses. first, your calls. debbie is joining us from indiana, democrats line. you're on with frank oliveri of cq roll call, good morning. caller: good morning. how much do you think it would hurt to fund something in profits if journalists like yours wrote about the 705 feet in freefall on 9/11 and the evidence that preplanned explosive
WETA
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. preseason game number three as they host the carolina panthers and test their evolving defense against cam newton and that high-power panther offense. for the ravens' offense, joe flacco trying to integrate with the new parts, the new members of his passing game. the ravens are looking to shine after struggling with the first team offense in the first team defense a week ago against atlanta. the clock is ticking. the regular season is right around the corner. and the ravens are trying to get as ready as they possibly can. tonight, it's the ravens and the panthers. and it's time to count down to kickoff. >> for the third straight thursday the baltimore ravens look to beat an informs south team in the preseason. -- an n.f.c. south team in the preseason. so far so good. >> deflects. to the 30. 20. torrey smith is going all the way! for a ravens touchdown. >> tonight's dress rehearsal the guys you will see on sunday afternoon the most snaps in any preseason game. it also gives coaches the best evils of how their team -- evaluation of how their team looks going into the season. for the thir
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. the defense raised a number of concerns keeg in on two issue, motions related to serious prosecutorial misconduct and status of a gag order put in place by the initial judge. odin family members have a strong showing in court. they were wearing ppis saying legends never die rest easy big o with his bitter date being this year. the arraignment date for this indictment that was happeneded down as yet to be officially set. the lawyers will conference and they are still working on that. >> what's the defense saying here? >> reporter: well, the defense did come out. they made a statement following this. the attorney for aaron hernandez speaking very briefly saying they were disappointed with the way things went in court. they were hoping to hear more about evidence. things are moving in a direct now with this indictment coming down. they say aaron is presumed innocent and we're one step closer to a trial where the evidence will be tested. they believe the commonwealth has the evidence they need to carry a burden of proof in this case and their client aaron hernandez is doing a
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 7:00am EDT
u.s. defense strategies toward northeast asia. brad roberts, former deputy assistant defense secretary with the obama administration talked about the north korea nuclear threat, china's modernization of its arsenal, and the u.s. nuclear deterrence policy at an event hosted by the stimson center on monday. this is 90 minutes. >> good morning, everyone. i'm ellen laipson and a delight to welcome you to this event, this monday morning in late august. were delighted to see all of you for discussion on a very important international security topic, extended deterrence and strategic stability in east asia. we're really delighted to welcome brad roberts was recently finished a long tour of the defense department working on these issues as deputy assistant secretary of defense and who' who is just back from g visit in japan, talking in particular with japanese about their views of extended deterrence. and end of his remarks today will be focused in part on his research in japan but also more broadly how the u.s. looks at these issues for all of its presence and engagements in east as
PBS
Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
with syria. the defense secretary saying all options are ready to go when and if the u.s. president decides to strike. how would an intervention be done? that is what we are going to be talking about. you can tweet us at f24debate. back upstairs to the newsroom. all of the stories making news. good evening. >> francois hollande says the alleged chemical attack in syria must not go unpunished. he says france has no obligations to protect civilians and david cameron. the syrian prime minister warns the west against intervention. the u.s. defense secretary says american forces are ready to act. elsewhere, a reshuffle in brazil over a spiking tensions. this after the flit across the border on a person wanted for charges. we start with syria and francois hollande saying a decision will be taken in the coming days in response to the attack in the damascus suburbs. paris was increasing military support to those fighting president assad's army. >> the world is horrified following the confirmation of chemical weapons being used in syria. everything leads us to believe it was the regime that
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
speaker john boehner. but this news comes as a senior defense official confirms that a fifth u.s. wereship is -- warship is making its way towards syria. president obama yesterday said he has concluded the syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people and there needs to be international consequences. still, the attachment to rally support for action seems to be running into a bit of trouble. some members of congress are demanding they give approval before any strike. the unitees nations secretary general today pleading for more time for inspectors to finish their envision, and britain has indicated it would wait for the inspectors' report before coming to any military action. just about an hour ago the white house responded saying the president doesn't need to wait for britain's approval. >> when the president reaches a determination about the appropriate response to this circumstance, and a legal justification is required to substantiate or to back up that decision, we'll produce one on our own. we're not going rely on somebody else. >> the syrian president, bas
CBS
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
is the defense is trying to prove there's no premeditation and instead julio blanco-garcia was high on pcp and freaked out when he stabbed vanessa pham. in the closing argument the defense attorney said there was no evidence she was beaten, robbed or raped. or he said he was hallucinating and he is remorseful.rsef >> he was suffering from a disassociation. >> and misinterpretation of whae was going on. es a threat becauset of the pcp. >> this is who is on trial today. >> julio blanco-garcia. and it is the you kind, polite, hard-working, very remorseful, racked with guilt, immense guilt. >> now just before we came outside to go on air, i talked to the commonwealth's attorney. he told me this judge is old school. she may allow this jury to continue to deliberate into the night. >> we will see. will? >> paul, let me ask you, one of the reasons defense is having such a hard time proving garcia was high at the time when we saw the taped confession it was co after the crime so much later. right? >> right. >> it is his word. >> basically, that's what the prosecution is saying. >> you are t
CBS
Aug 25, 2013 6:30pm EDT
players i would take. you start with a quarterback, but defensively it's j.j. watt. that's a lot to say when you are talking about an inside defensive lineman. what that does. you know, normally you think of pressure from the outside. big pass rush guys. to have that presence on the inside and going out allows you to do so many more things on the outside. well deserved as the defensive player of the year last year. this guy beyond we being a great player you're right. >> thom: there is a humbleness about watt that's so infrequent in society today. he is as wisconsin and midwest tough and humble as it gets. >> brian: he loves the fans in texas. he said, i can't go out anymore. i love the enthusiasm. but he takes back doors into restaurants. he took the defensive line out to play miniature golf. imagine a bunch of 6'5", 300 pounders out playing miniature golf. there was no one there. by the time they got done they had to jump the fence over the 9th hole to get home. >> thom: that's a nice catch by cadet. he has the first down all the way to the 30. sean payton wasn't around when cadet mad
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm EDT
marc anthony. stan: why is that offensive interference? if that had been a defensive guy going ho of the back, it would have been called every time. qadry: from an offensive player standpoint putter took the screen pass and made everything happen on his own after that. the rams in front with :40 left to play and john harbaugh not happy to see his young defense give up the yardage and the points that put the rams back in front. stan: that was a good deseened play, just throw a screen but this is all reynolds. he just had a will to get to the end zone. we've seen it with rainey. now we're seeing it on the other side of the field with chase eynolds. that makes you have guys miss. gerry: the extra point is good. rams with a three-point lead. 24-21. :40 left to play. go back to the chase reynolds uchdown. john simon, rains' rookie linebacker out of ohio state, had the best shot at reynolds and it was one of those delays we've talked about, stan a play in fifth. he wasn't able to make it. you can almost see simon get deep on the play and got his body motion fwoning to the inside of the
SFGTV2
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am PDT
ago when the army decided that those lands were no longer necessary for national defense. so, that strategic entrance to this harbor was the last land that our troops and sailors and marines and soldiers would see if they departed for the pacific theater in world war ii and korea and vietnam, and also the first thing they would see upon returning back to the bay area. so, between the presidio and the head lands, we now have wonderful park lands that have been converted. we call it converting from post to park. repurposing those lands from national defense to environmental defense. and i believe it is probably the most accessful base conversion in the united states. if you haven't been to the presidio, i think you should try and make that. if you're from out of town, it's a spectacular transition there. so, these golden gate national parks that i happen to be the superintendent of has now become after 40 years the second most visited national park in our country. we get 14 million people a year that come to our parks. it has spectacular coastline, includes muir wood, alcatraz, we ge
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
offer the sort of survived to defense some have predicted first being a large scale protestors and many predicted that if they used serious violence against the citizens and the supporters of mohammed morsi that a lot of the supporters would have strode away from them. we saw mohammed away but few figures have left the government or spun their coalition. many predicted the release of the former president hosni mubarak from prison. he was released last week and i think that has had as of now less of an effect than the expected. we would see in the weeks and the months ahead it's possible that he may be clear of the charges including four killing protestors in 2011 and that might spark more. the major challenge will be to respond to economic pressures. the rising discontent against morsi and the government came in large part from the government's inability to address the economic role. i think egypt's military role as we have seen those signs they are ready to undertake a serious economic reform to be counting on the largess of the gulf states namely saudi arabia and the united arab
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 6:00pm EDT
budget is spent on just five things, social security, defense, medicare, medicaid and interest on the money we've already borrowed. everything else, from office chairs to national parks to the space shuttle is only a third of the budget. and, yes, social security is the largest single slice edging out defense slightly. and i think that's a surprise to most people. >> host: what does that, of course -- what does that mean to the future, how much more spending percentage-wise is that going to be as folks grow older? >> guest: well, as i said before, the worst-case scenario is that medicare, social security, and interest on the debt could take over the entire budget. of course, with a little common sense, you don't get to that point. but, in particular, even though medicare is only 12% of the budget now, that is really going to skyrocket. health care costs and the -- and having 78 million baby boomers in the pipeline to get medicare is really going to make that the largest and probably the scariest part of the federal budget. >> host: medicare is one of those questions in your pop quiz i
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 11:00am EDT
, defense secretary chuck hagle said the u.s. is poised to respond. >> first of all, we will ask the defense department for options for all contingencies. we have done that. we are prepared to exercise whatever option and means to deploy those options. >> police in india have arrested a man who attacked a journalist. on thursday, the 23-year-old woman was attacked in the garment district. the man was quickly arrested and that has sparked several demonstrations. >>> 55,000 firefighters are battling the yosemite fire blaze which is only 7% contained. right now, 45 homes and businesses are in the fire's path and now the hydroelectric reservoir and water power station is standing in the fire's path. those have both been shut down for safety reasons. we go live to melissa in california and the concerns about that water plant and the fire? >> reporter: absolutely. they are hoping to minimize the damage to yosemite national park. we also tried to get close to the park and were stopped by police and firefighters trying to prevent the fire from crossing the road. it has jumped the road in one
PBS
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
or too strict. it was possible he would face 90 years. the prosecutor asked for 60. the defense did not ask for any particular number of years but they hinted that by the time a lot of the information becomes declassified that he should not be still rotting in a jail cell. the charges that he pleaded guilty to amounted to 20 years alone just for those charges. some people say this could be a happy medium. i will say that during the press conference today that david cohen's -- koons spoke at, he said to comment on whether it could be perceived as a fair trial, he said no because of the lack of transparency. there have not been any cameras allowed inside. if you could have cameras in the courtroom, a lot of what happened would not have happened. according to the attorney moments ago. >> we have had the trial and at lt verdict. is there anything else? -- we have had the trail anial d a guilty verdict. >> this is not the end. his supporters see it as another chapter. another kind of beginning. there is another post trial process. he said that next week, he is going to file a request as
WETA
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
fueled the debate. even though florida's law was not part of his defense. >> the stand your ground states are limiting the requirement to retreat. use deadly force. >> 16 states currently have stand your ground law on the books. in maryland, individuals have a duty to retreat before considering and using deadly force. that could change of baltimore county republican delegate patrick madonna has his way. >> we are introducing legislation to create a stand your ground law in maryland, the strongest form of protection for crime victims and potential crime victims. >> it provides an exemption to the duty to retreat. stand your ground states have exemptions as well. kansas, this defense cannot be used during the commission of a crime. in north carolina, it cannot be used in circumstances that involve law enforcement or landlord disputes. >> when you have duty to retreat, a victim can be subject to a civil lawsuit or from a prosecution. >> a law signed by martin o'malley in 2010 provide civil immunity from damages when force or deadly force is used under reasonable circumstances. accordi
FOX News
Aug 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
an attack on syria. that is what a senior defense official tells fox news. officials say the u.s. military is now off the coast of syria, and prepared to strike once president obama gives the okay. and we expect to learn more from u.s. intelligence experts as early as today. they're set to release the report laying out the evidence of last week's reported chemical attack in a suburb of the capital city damascus. some news agencies reported that more than 100 people died there. others said it was more than a thousand. this afternoon, a state department spokeswoman said any claim that the rebels launched the attack defies logic. >> it's undeniable that chemical weapons were used here on a large scale know. the regime maintains custody of the weapons and uses these rockets and well know the opposition does not have the capability. >> of course, the syrian regime has blamed the opposition. also, therer is no evidence to support that, and though today syria's foreign minister vowed his nation would defend itself using all means available. jonathan hunt will have more on that in a mome
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, represented himself during the trial. he put up virtually no defense at all, and then during the death penalty phase, he put up no witnesses and he, of course, did not speak. that's what we were anticipating the whole while is that he would say something on his own behalf. he said absolutely nothing, and a jury has now just said that major nidal hasan will, in fact, be sentenced to death. we'll have much more on this breaking news continuing coverage here on studio b. in the meantime, welcome, everyone. we want to bring you into the events going on in d.c. right now. the march for freedom, you can see there speaking right now. what will happen here is once this performance is over, they'll go to the bell. the bell, as you heard, was from the 16th baptist church in birmingham, alabama that was bombed just 18 days after the "i have a dream" speech made by martin luther king, jr. four little girls were killed in the bombing. those bells will ring for five minutes, and they'll ring not just in dc but around the country. they'll ring in topeka, kansas where the brown versus board of e
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
closing arguments began with the rye minder from the defense that demarquis elkins is not the only defendant in this trial. those attorneys reminding jurors his mother is accused of lying to police and tampering with evidence. she is sitting side by side with him facing trial. her lawyer insist there is is quote, zero proof, unquote, that the gun investigators found in a pond near the crime scene was the murder weapon. sherry west identified then 17-year-old demarquis elkins as the person who shot her baby in the head during an attempted armed robbery after she told him she had no money. the teen is also accused of the earlier non-fatal shooting of a local pastor, wilfredo flores. yesterday the defense grilled the baby's father over why he after his child's death tried to contact this minister who is also known as pastor freddie. listen. >> did you or did you not call wilfredo flores for the purpose of making sure he identified marquis elkins? >> no, sir. no, sir. >> reporter: lewis santiago said he was merely reaching out to the pastor and other clergy in the community seeking pra
SFGTV2
Aug 29, 2013 10:30pm PDT
book was really an effort to take the temperature of public defense across the country and i visited a lot of public defenders offices, watched a lot of trials and discovered that there was a crisis in the court's that probably all of you are well aware of and really tried to dig in and find out what was going on and where all these problems were arising that we didn't have equal justice 50 years after gideon. what i would like to do is read a little section of the book first and talk for a few minutes and read a brief section. so, the section i'm going to read is in the conclusion because it's about public defenders in a conference i went to with public defenders since i thought there were probably quite a few of you in the audience, you might find it musing. i don't know. the national defenders association opened the conference in washington dc in 2011 addressed the crowd of 300 public defenders with a room with space for many more. does society demonize you? of course. do they suggest you are working for the wrong people? of course they do do they suggest you are work for thugs? of
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the governments. hiroki yajima, nhk world, pyongyang. >>> u.s. secretary of defense chuck hagel has joined a meeting of defense ministers from the association of southeast asian nations in brunei. the region contains a number of security challenges including disputes over the south china sea, but the media agenda was overtaken by events in the middle east and the talk of possible u.s. military action against syria. the obama administration has identified the asia pacific region as an area of increasing strategic importance for the united states. hagel attended the asean defense ministers meeting on wednesday. he'll also join a wider discussion on thursday when ministers from china, japan and other countries join their counterparts from asean. it will be the second meeting of the so-called asean defense ministers meeting plus. former u.s. defense secretary robert gates attended the first one three years ago when he stressed the u.s. pivot to asia policy. but the global security picture has changed dramatically in three years. a de facto military coup has plunged egypt into further tu
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm EDT
waiting for secretary of defense to speak to reporters in manila tonight, and if we has something to say we will bring it to you. first, we go to washington, d.c. and paul with the latest reaction. paul. >> john, what we are hearing about this teleconference tonight, between the national security team and congress is that it was about 90 minutes is tough but respectful. there was some tough questions from lawmakers about how this military reaction would be funded. there are questions about the broad range of options that may or may not be available to the u.s. and mentioned the fact that the u.s. is wary of war. the american public is weary of war. again, on the call as you mentioned. representatives from the state department, pentagon, and all intelligence agencies. >> is there any kind of press or action that the president was considering? >> john, the general consensus is that this action would be really without precedent. that the u.s. has never attacked another country for using chemical weapons. president obama said it wouldn't be regime change or changing the civil war. ins
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 5:00am EDT
of a defense from bo i'll yeah but weren't expecting it to be this strong. another thing is his lawyer raised a figure of $18 million u.s. dollars that neil hayward had been seeking from bo's family and his son. that dwarfs the figure of about $2 million and referring to an affair he had and that is why his wife was angry with him at one period in the past. so it's almost as if bo i'll yeah is trying to broaden this out and say there is much more than the rather small charges the communist party is trying to put on me at this time. >> reporter: thank you so much, harry, that is harry on this case that is gripping china joining us, thank you. now the u.s. soldier who killed 16 afghan villages last year is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of patrol and he apologized for the attack calling it act of cowardess and they testified against bales and don't think justice has been served and jennifer glass has more. >> karzai words was sergeant bales if he had been tried in afghanistan as many of the families wanted would have faced the death penalty or life in prison w
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of the two maritime self-defense destroyers engaged in the anti-piracy mission sometime in december. it's considering sending a patrol plane. >>> japan's ground self-defense force has staged their largest annual live fire drills. the exercise assumed that a remote japanese island was invaded from the sea. they held the exercise on sunday at the training camp in shikuza prefecture in central japan. tanks and anti-tank helicopters took part. under the scenario, ground, maritime and air self-defense force units jointly dealt with the attacks. fighter jets did not join the exercise due to poor weather. tanks carried out a shelling exercise. defense ministry is putting together an interim report on the guidelines. they aim to strengthen the nation's ability to protect remote islands. footage of joint landing drills was shown at the venue, indicating the drill's focus of protecting remote islands. >>> a japanese cabinet minister said he expects prime minister shinzo abe on increasing the consumption tax before october. the former government passed a bill last august to raise the tax. it s
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 6:00pm EDT
-kilometers from on thursday, expect flood defenses in the east. >> i don't think that putin has something to say just now. to come up and to say that this attack will be wrong and a mistake, and a crime, and don't do it, while i think everybody knows that it will happen anyway. it doesn't make any sense to putin, and i'm sure he will adhere after the strike, and he will strongly condemn. >> as for the russian people, a poll on wednesday revied that 39% have never even heard of the war. >> at the moment, i'm occupied with other things. i don't follow the news. >> they invaded i iraq the state your named out there was no chemical weapons. they will use this as an excuse to launch an attack. >> and maintaining its roll as the protector of syria. and to that end, two russian warships were deployed to the eastern mediterranean on thursday, as tensioned continue to rise. a reminder in nail forces that this is not solely an american pawn. so the one man who has enough clout with president asaad to enchurch him to go to the negotiating tables after any strikes on his country, remains fundamentall
FOX News
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
a dramatic turn at any moment. first, our defense secretary chuck hagel just outlined the framework under which america could take military action in syria this as calls grow to forcefully respond to evidence that the assad regime killed hundreds of its own people with chemical weapons. >>> the wildfire the size of the chicago raging in and around a cherished american landmark, the yosemite national park but the rim fire poses a threat to hundred of thousands of residents in san francisco and it is a 150 miles away. we'll tell you about that. >>> sentencing for the army major convicted of killing 13 people in the fort hood shooting massacre the will nidal hasan get life in prison or the death penalty. but first right now, brand new stories. >> inyou had concluding this one, jon, busted for buging? a new report says the nsa cracked videoconferencing system at u.n. and apparently that is not all. >>> plus jody arias is back before a judge. today we could learn when the retrial of the convicted killer's penalty phase will begin. >>> and there is talk about making an entrance? bandits s
FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 2:00am PDT
provided to the defense as part of a discovery process in the fort had case. correspondent cath ridge herridge has the details. >> it is unknown what the entire video shows in the segment he is asked about martyrdom and the number of virgins in paradise provoking nervous laughter in the audience. >> it's there. there's a lot of virgins, it's heaven. it's heaven. >> in the video he presents a power point presentation where he lays out recommendations to reduce insider attacks. >> the department of defense should allow the soldiers to have objectors to increase the moral of the nonmuslim soldiers in the military. >> hassan who is sentenced to death warned... >> we always talk about god and country. we are really talking about god verses country. >> according to the senate report a ticking tiefme bomb. one described the army psychiatrist very lazy and religious fanatic. >> there are soldiers who leave the military are trying to join taliban and al qaeda. you have to ask yourself there is something out there that is resinating. >> as part of the investigation a leading researcher told fox
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 2:00pm EDT
security advisors to consider his options. >> president the obama has asked the defense department >> reporter: obama has said any use of chemical weapons is a redline. during a phone call on saturday the british prime minister agreed. >> we need to be careful here about air strikes. these entities will have to try to control the aftermath. >> reporter: the u.s. secretary of state called on his counterparts. >> reporter: moscow is alarmed by reports >> we have said it once, twice and given our assurance assurances no are there chemical weapons in any shape or form. >> let's look at the diplomatic side of things. going to talk about william hague and movement. >> there is a we don't know what he is taking there. there are meetings that will take place in jordan. military actions, as we know indicate no decisions have been made at this point in time. >> william hague says it points to use of chemical weapons by the syrian government. we have talked about the diplomacy side of things. thank you for your time, as ev ever. we are speculating but what do you think we are looking at? >> i
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 12:00am EDT
experiences as a federal trial judge and see the defense system at work every day. prior experience in the u.s. attorney's office. i join the committee in october of 2010 and was appointed in october of 2012, just in time for the worst budget crisis that has faced the judiciary in general, at least that i can remember. as many of you know and has been referred to, the reduced spending level that was approved by congress for fy 13 combined with sequestration resulted in approximately a 10% cut in federal defender budgets that all had to be absorbed in the last seven months of the fiscal year. that required reductions in staff as well as less visible but nonetheless damaging cost- cutting measures such as cancellation of training and investigative services that are so important. the prospects for fy 14 are equally bleak. we prepare for the likelihood of the continuing resolution rather than a budget. in order to prevent further unsustainable damage to the defenders, the executive committee authorized a temporary emergency reduction in panel attorney hourly rates of $15, as well as a defe
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 10:00pm EDT
government will act accordingly. >> u.s. defense secretary is in h the philippines tonight. we will have the latest information on our newscast at 11:00 eastern time. consider this, is next. >> the high cost of low wages. fast food worker pros test across america against low pay and a constant state of poverty. but consider this, would giving into their demands bring unintended consequences for workers in also, britain's apartment says no to a syrian intervention. what impact will have that on president obama's decision. the justice department surf surprising reversal of marijuana enforcement. and the nfl settle add class action lawsuit with thousands of former plays over the devastating medical consequences of playing football. the america's number one spot get off easy? or should players have known what they were getting into. welcome to consider this, we begin with fast food workers strikes across the u.s. demanding higher pay and the right to unionize. fast food companies say raising wages could lead to fewer jobs and higher prices on menus. >> fast food workers are calling for
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am EDT
defense department to prepare options for all contingencies. we have done that. again, we're prepared to exercise whatever option if he decides to employ one of those options. >> obama has said any use of chemical weapons in syria would constitute the crossing of a redline. washington says it still needs profession chemical weapons were used in this recent attack. evidence is strong from the pictures and testimonies from witnesses. now the organization doctors without borders say that hospitals they support in damascus treated 3060 patients with neuro toxic symptoms on the night of the alleged attack. the aid group says 355 of those people died. during a phone call on saturday, british prime minister david cameron and u.s. president agreed that the suspected attack by the saad syed government merit as serious response. >> i think we need to be very careful here about airstrikes and the ramifications because of the access between syria, iran and hezbollah and probably also russia as well because these entities will have to try to control the aftermath of a u.s. strike on syria and inde
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 6:00am EDT
prosecution lawyers. the moment it is the defense lawyers, they're going through the charges and also presenting names of wpse names s they want to call. the most interesting name that popped up so far, of the interim leader of egypt, the head of the armed forces, now, he was in military intelligence in january of 2011 when the fighting occurred and the protesters were killed. also some mention from the defense for the first time of the muslim brotherhood saying that the same crimes happened under their brief leadership in egypt and they may be responsible or involved at least in some of the deaths back in 2011. >> wayne, of course mubarak has been through all of this before. i mean, his sentence was overturned on appeal. is there as much public interest in this trial the second time around? well, it certainly seems to be low key so far, certainly outside of the police academy where the retrial is taking place it is extremely low key, small number of his supporters turned up, numbering perhaps 20 at the most. some repetitives of family members that were killed during that uprising are
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
: ed henry in the late breaking developments and they continue. defense secretary chuck hagel said today again any military action would be an international collaboration. but as we have just learned, britain, a key u.s. ally is not on board. team fox coverage continues. "the fox report's" correspondent jonathan hunt live in our new york city newsroom. jonathan, this was a major surprise from the british parliament. >> yeah. a major surprise and a major blow to president obama's coalition building efforts. the british prime minister david cammeron had sought and fully expected to get parliamentary approval in principle for british participation in military strikes. and then the parliament tri vote was announced. listen. >> the ayes to the right 272, the nos to the left, 285. [cheers] now that vote is not binding on the prime minister but he has strongly indicated that he will abide by the wishes of the british parliament. listen. >> it is clear to me that the british parliament reflecting the views of the british people does not want to see british military action. i get that and t
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am EDT
made a speech here not too long ago to the national defense university in may and basically said ok, now we are returning back to the pre-9/11 days. we are not at war anymore. we are going back to pre-9/11. we will go try to round up the guys when they blow up. we are no longer on a war footing, if you will, in terms of thinking about the state we're in. i think that is dead wrong. it is an absolute total misreading of where we find ourselves today. as i look at that part of the world, north africa, a good part of the middle east, not just afghanistan, where they launched 9/11 from, but also yemen and the major struggle underway in egypt, the muslim brotherhood taken power there, the group having spawned all those other radical groups, egyptian jihad, and out of that has come most of the major islamist terrorist organizations. they are out there. look at benghazi in libya, and all across the middle east, clearly in other areas such as pakistan, iran we see obviously significant elements of radical islamist belief and action and activity. they have a much larger geographic base from
FOX News
Aug 24, 2013 3:00pm EDT
ballistic missiles into the eastern mediterranean sea. according to defense officials. the white house says president obama wants to hear from a united nations team on the ground in syria investigating reports that a chemical weapons attack did happen earlier this week before the president makes a decision about how the u.s. will respond. in the meantime, the president has asked the pentagon to come up with strategic plans in case the u.s. decides to go forward with some type of military action in syria, possibly air strikes or missile attacks. the defense secretary chuck hagel, traveling in asia, told reporters yesterday, quote, the defense department has a responsibility to provide the president with options for all contingencies. that requires positioning our forces, positioning our assets to be able to carry out different options, whatever options the president might choose. syria has said that the allegations that it used chemical weapons on its own people as this video purports to show are, quote, absolutely baseless. one former u.n. ambassador under president george w. bus
FOX News
Aug 24, 2013 12:00pm PDT
missiles into the eastern mediterranean sea. according to defense officials. the white house says president obama wants to hear from a united nations team on the ground in syria investigating reports that a chemical weapons attack did happen earlier this week before the president makes a decision about how the u.s. will respond. in the meantime, the president has asked the pentagon to come up with strategic plans in case the u.s. decides to go forward with some type of military action in syria, possibly air strikes or missile attacks. the defense secretary chuck hagel, traveling in asia, told reporters yesterday, quote, the defense department has a responsibility to provide the president with options for all contingencies. that requires positioning our forces, positioning our assets to be able to carry out different options, whatever options the president might choose. syria has said that the allegations that it used chemical weapons on its own people as this video purports to show are, quote, absolutely baseless. one former u.n. ambassador under president george w. bush says pres
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 6:00pm EDT
civilians. defense secretary chuck hagel traveling in malaysia said the military is ready. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options for all contingencies. we have done that. again, we're prepared to exercise whatever option if he decides to employ any of those options. >> reporter: as it is the attacks and it's horrific images are seen globally the obama administration has acted more urgency, and a flurry of calls between one between president obama and british prime minister david cameron. according to a spokesman, they reiterated that chemical weapons would bring a serious response from the international community. >> do something in a surgical and proportional way. something that gets their attention and tell tells we will not put up with this type of activity. >> with missiles strikes you can destroy runaways, assad runways. you can destroy his munitions and his fuel. there are lots and lots things we could do. we could even destroy the syrian air force if we wanted to. >> reporter: one year ago this month mr. obama said the use of chemical weapons by t
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm PDT
camp. city officials there say the defensive structure are holding out as that fire passes by. but headed straight for berkeley family camp at last check it was less than a mile away. >> so far the rim fire near yosemite burned more than 6 63,000 acres and almost no containment. the fire is threatening san francisco camp san jose family camp and the jish camp but the berkeley family camp is less than a mile away and right in the path. city fire officials monitoring it closely. >> this camp is in the middle of that fire area and part of the evacuation area. >> photo taken on tuesday at 6:00 p.m. about an hour before remaining camper and 55 staff members were evacuated. one staff member tells us the camp lost power and ash was raining down on them as they left. tonight many campers are back home trying to get the latest information. >> we have e-mails going updating i'm on listening to the police scanner from here. turned that a real we just wait to go hear news. >> i have been going up there since i was then years old. >> camp has been serving generation of berkeley residence sense
CNN
Aug 27, 2013 6:00am PDT
possibility of u.s. military strikes. just minutes ago, we learned that defense secretary chuck hagel told the bbc the united states is ready to go if president obama orders an attack on syria. and that's not the only new development. within the last hour, we've learned of a u.s. intelligence report that's about to go public. as early as today, we may learn what the decision makers now know about the apparent chemical weapons attacks and who is behind them. in the meantime, united nations inspectors left for a second day of examining suspected attack sites that were turned back because of security concerns. syria's government blames that violence on the rebels, but in washington, secretary of state john kerry says there is little doubt it is the assad reseem that gassed its own people. >> as a father, i can't get the image out of my head of a man who held up this dead child, wailing while chaos swirled around him. the images of entire families dead in their beds without a drop of blood or even a visible wound. bodies contorting in spasms, human suffering that we can never ignore or fo
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 1:05am PDT
officials there say the defensive structure are holding out as that fire passes by. but headed straight for berkeley family camp at last check it was less than a mile away. >> so far the rim fire near yosemite burned more than 6 63,000 acres and almost no containment. the fire is threatening san francisco camp san jose family camp and the jish camp but the berkeley family camp is less than a mile away and right in the path. city fire officials monitoring it closely. >> this camp is in the middle of that fire area and part of the evacuation area. >> photo taken on tuesday at 6:00 p.m. about an hour before remaining camper and 55 staff members were evacuated. one staff member tells us the camp lost power and ash was raining down on them as they left. tonight many campers are back home trying to get the latest information. >> we have e-mails going updating i'm on listening to the police scanner from here. turned that a real we just wait to go hear news. >> i have been going up there since i was then years old. >> camp has been serving generation of berkeley residence sense 1922. i
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 11:00am EDT
to move and we have to move quickly. >> according to a senior u.s. defense official four destroyers have been positioned in the eastern immediate mediterranean. there is no decision about what these ships will do. >> president obama has asked the defense department to prepare options for all contingencies. we have done that. again, we are prepared to exercise whatever option if he decides to employ one of those options. >> the president met with national security advisors just yesterday to consider his options. >> thank you, elizabeth. jaime? >> for more on what the u.s. military option these have with syria let's bring the fox news military analyst. gentlemen, good morning. >> hi, jaime. >> this is sad -- good morning to you -- but this is beyond belief. the president is expected to take action and we have ships at the ready. what are our options? >> well, if this campaign does go down, and it is increasingly looking like it will x it will come off as something like shock and awe light. it will be a standoff campaign delivered by air and sea platforms and prince plea cruise missile
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
after we took out the integrated air defense systemment it was not a very sophisticated one. before we went after the mechanicized units, the military units to deliver weapons. and we saw the rebels in libya suffer from that. so it can't be a one and done. as mike said. tough go in. the cruise missile strike is worth doing to buy sometime. you then need to come in behind that and take out the integrated air defense system, a much more complicated mission in syria so that you can then target the mechanicized units. >> do you have any concern that the rebel movement that's in syria fighting is a lot more -- i mean, it is a lot more diverse than it was in lib why. >> i do. but, anderson, you know, my bigger concern -- and that you are right to raise that. i think it is a legitimate concern but the fact is we have to remember the only people who really benefit from the current chaos in syria is al qaeda. the longer you have this ungoverned space, we know from the example of afghanistan with the taliban going back to the late '90s, al qaeda can take advantage of these situations not only
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 1:00am EDT
of that. weaken.ng market you are seeing the effect of that. the fed is trying to play defense. the first attempt to play defense was to talk back that pull back the tapering. the second attempt was to use its second instrument to try to compensate for the effect of the first. the second instrument is experimental forward guidance. would you see now is the fed attempting to convince people to do things by using aggressive forward guidance in order to limit the impact of high interest rates. the one thing to remember, and this is really important, is that we are in a period where the fed is using experimental policies that have not been tested. it is like a doctor that gives you a medication because he or she has to do so that hasn't been clinically tested. when that medication doesn't work well, i will give you a bit more of it. not any better, i give you a bit more. that is why this notion is so important. >> let's talk about the fed's unconventional policy. have we created new sources of financial instability? >> i would say the caveat is it is harder to get out. they need to get
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
then drank alcohol and took sleeping pills. the defense and prosecution will present their closing arguments in the case on friday. rob reynolds, al jazeera, tacoma, washington. >>> the fate of hueson began. he passed on his final chance to address jurors. he killed 13 fellow soldiers in 2009 >>> mexican police have pulled bodies from a massive grave outside of mexico city. the bodies they found in an area of an ecological park, and six people have been arrested in connection with the case. >>> teachers in mexico are blockading main government office, they are protesting plans to make them take classroom evaluations. as adam reports unions believe the assessments might still be brought in. >> reporter: digging in to keep the pressure on. these teachers camped outside of mexico's lower house of congress have blocked legislators from entering since monday. they have convinced members of the lower house to leave out the most controversial measure of an education reform package. a teacher summed up her concerns and that of thousands of others. >> translator: they want to compare us wit
SFGTV2
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
we'll provide the offense, you provide the defense. we talk to them about hardening their structures in a defensive measure against wild land fires. a lot of it is public education, survivability, building standards, but predominately our focus is putting the onus on the land owner, putting the onus on the private property owner, we will attempt to protect your home but the days of staying and defending your home and killing our fire fighters are done. we will not stand and defend a house that has not been prepared by a land owner and die for it. we don't do that any more. that's one of our doctrinal changes and we set forth some new guidelines with that. >> thank you. >> question, mr. secretary. >> in a large scale disaster relief, where the military is called in to assist the civilian components there is obvious issue of how you get the command and control and in particular what telecommunications is used to support that command and control. your exercising together is very critical, i think, to working out command and control but you still have an equipment problem beca
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 11:30pm PDT
tight. but it has been that way already for a year. the road outside the defense ministry is close, surrounded by a thick concrete wall. the wall was erected not in case of a possible airstrike, but to hold back potential rebel attacks. certain leaders of the free syrian army have asked western powers to keep them informed over any airstrike plans so they can coordinate simultaneous ground attacks. meanwhile, a television station has reported activists saying government elite troops in damascus were organizing. >> russia has called for the permanent members of the united nations to meet again over syria . moscow wants the west to wait for the results of the u.n.- backed investigation on the alleged chemical weapons attack, and continues to push rate of dramatic solution. why syria is so important to the kremlin's international agenda. >> in light of the recent military buildup in the mediterranean, russian defense in this read said its fleet in the region is regrouping. three ships will take rotation guard with russia's permanent task force in the mediterranean in early september.
SFGTV2
Aug 25, 2013 8:30pm PDT
information so i can see for example is this a self defense case. there has to be enough time to create a relationship, is she said. that's where the the difference is between rich and poor. the rich because they are paying for their time will have as much time with their lawyer as they need. ". it's a serious thing that they know the system is broken. and the criminal justice across the united states acknowledge deep flaws in the way representation is provided to people. eric also spoke to the american council of chief defender in 2009. we know they lag far behind other justice programs. they constitute about 3 percent of all criminal justice expenditures in our nations largest counties." i'm going to skip ahead. we interview lawyers, who fire appropriate motions and do many other things that attorneys should be able to do as a matter of course. finally we know there are numerous challenges in the public defense system like budget shortfalls. he acknowledged the challenges the system faced were not new and quoted justice hugo black when gideon came before the supreme court. there can be
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